About us

The staff and customers at Bigweathergear like to be prepared for any kind of weather they might experience when outdoors, whether actively enjoying nature or strolling in town. Bigweathergear, a part of Helly Hansen Newport, prides itself on delivering an exceptional customer experience and has been serving online customers since 1998. The owner, Jay Lasky, is proud to have an outstanding, loyal staff who are outdoor enthusiasts like himself.

They pride themselves in working with each customer to fully understand their needs in order to deliver the right solution. Bigweathergear customers have come to expect they will receive accurate information about the apparel, footwear or accessories they purchase and appreciate that the staff will jump through hoops to find the right product, size or color, requested.

Helly Hansen Newport, is the oldest Helly Hansen licensed store in North America, and has become a worldwide distributor of the finest boating, winter sports, and rainwear gear available. They have provided solutions to the movie industry, government agencies, large and small corporations, teams and clubs, private boats and other groups. Helly Hansen Newport has outfitted crews from the America’s Cup, the Volvo Ocean Race, the Newport to Bermuda Race, as well as many professional skiers and riders. Helly Hansen and Bigweathergear would like to provide you with the right solution for your outdoor needs. 


To be the trusted solution for the best quality outdoor gear for your active lifestyle and your everyday needs; offering an outstanding customer experience to ensure your needs are met.

Outfitting Active Lifestyles for Big Weather